Rio Tinto pushes for GST shake-up

Original article by James Thomson
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 19 : 7-Sep-17

Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sebastien Jacques says the distribution of goods and services tax revenue is "unfair and counter-productive", and action is needed to ensure that Western Australia receives an equitable share of the revenue. Jacques has also used a Mining Week event to call for changes to the nation’s corporate tax regime, arguing that Australia now boasts the sixth-highest company tax rate among OECD nations, while he has called for a national approach to energy policy.

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RIO TINTO LIMITED – ASX RIO, MINERALS COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA, ORGANISATION FOR ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT

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